DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating an officer-involved shooting that left a 16-year-old injured after a fight Saturday morning.
Daytona Beach Police said they were called to the Safari Lounge, at 223 S. Martin Luther King Blvd. around 1:11 a.m. Saturday, about a fight that had broken out.
When officers arrived, they were advised that a teenager in an orange hoodie grabbed a gun during the fight. The teen told police it was given to him by a friend. Officers say he then ran off.
Police say the teen was found on Cherry Street. When he was told to put his hands up, he showed police a gun, officials said.
Police said they fired at him and he was grazed in the chest by a bullet. The 16-year-old was taken to Halifax Hospital to be treated and was eventually released.
The officer involved in the shooting has been identified as Officer Marcus Booth. He's been on the force since 2010.
The incident reports says that prior to the shooting, the battery on Officer Booth's body camera died. But before he was able to fix it, he was called to the fight. No body cam video is available in the shooting.
As standard protocol, Officer Booth was placed on paid administrative leave as the incident is investigated.
Police say the teen, who was already on probation, will be charged as an adult.
He's charged with aggravated assault on an officer and possession of a stolen firearm.